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cor·net

 (kôr-nĕt′)
n.
1. Music A wind instrument of the trumpet class, having three valves operated by pistons.
2. (also kôr′nĭt) A piece of paper twisted into a cone and used to hold small wares such as candy or nuts.
3. (also kôr′nĭt) A headdress, often cone-shaped, worn by women in the 12th and 13th centuries.

[Middle English, from Old French, diminutive of corn, horn, from Latin cornū; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cornet

(ˈkɔːnɪt)
n
1. (Instruments) Also called: cornet à pistons a three-valved brass instrument of the trumpet family. Written range: about two and a half octaves upwards from E below middle C. It is a transposing instrument in B flat or A
2. (Music, other) a person who plays the cornet
3. (Instruments) a variant spelling of cornett
4. a cone-shaped paper container for sweets, etc
5. (Cookery) Brit a cone-shaped wafer container for ice cream
6. (Military) (formerly) the lowest rank of commissioned cavalry officer in the British army
7. (Military) South African short for field cornet
8. (Clothing & Fashion) a starched and wired muslin or lace cap worn by women from the 12th to the 15th centuries
9. (Clothing & Fashion) the large white headdress of some nuns
[C14: from Old French, from corn, from Latin cornū horn]

cor•net

(kɔrˈnɛt; esp. Brit. ˈkɔr nɪt)

n.
1. a valved wind instrument of the trumpet family.
2. a small cone of paper twisted at the end and used for holding candy, nuts, etc.
3. Brit. ice-cream cone.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French, Old French, =corn horn (< Latin cornū; see cornu) + -et -et]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cornet - a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tonecornet - a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
brass instrument, brass - a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
serpent - an obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake
Translations
بوقبُوققَمْـع
kornetkornoutroh
kornetvaffel
kornetti
kornet
kornettpiszton
kornettkramarhús
コルネット
코넷
kornetas
konusveida saldējuma vafelekornete
kornet
glasstrut
แตรทองเหลืองขนาดเล็ก
kornetdondurma külahı
kèn cornet

cornet

[ˈkɔːnɪt] N
1. (Mus) → corneta f
2. (Brit) (= ice cream) → cucurucho m

cornet

[ˈkɔːrnɪt] n
(= instrument) → cornet m à pistons
He plays the cornet → Il joue du cornet à pistons.
(British) (for ice-cream)cornet m (de glace)corn exchange Corn Exchange [ˈkɔːrnɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ] n (British)halle m aux grainscorn-fed [ˈkɔːrnfɛd] adj [chicken] → de grain

cornet

n
(Mus) → Kornett nt
(= ice-cream cornet)(Eis)tüte f

cornet

[ˈkɔːnɪt] n
a. (Mus) → cornetta
b. (Brit) (ice cream) → cornetto, cono

cornet

(ˈkoːnit) , ((American) ko:rˈnet) noun
1. a brass musical instrument similar to the trumpet.
2. a cone-shaped wafer biscuit for holding ice-cream. an ice-cream cornet.

cornet

بُوق kornet kornet Kornett κορνέτα corneta kornetti cornet à pistons kornet cornetta コルネット 코넷 kornet kornett kornet corneta корнет glasstrut แตรทองเหลืองขนาดเล็ก kornet kèn cornet 短号
References in classic literature ?
The matter was mentioned to the Emperor, an exception made, and Boris transferred into the regiment of Semenov Guards with the rank of cornet.
As to D'Artagnan, who as yet knew nobody in the capital, he only found one chocolate breakfast at the house of a priest of his own province, and one dinner at the house of a cornet of the Guards.
Raoul hastened to give notice to the cornet, who took his post; he then dismounted, gave his horse to one of the dragoons, and with great delight seized the arm of M.
That evening after dinner they were entertained by the Emperor's Tin Cornet Band, which played for them several sweet melodies.
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The rate at which the piano, cornet and violins were going, seemed to impart wildness to the half-drunken crowd.
He took Rebecca to task once or twice about the propriety of playing at backgammon with Sir Pitt, saying that it was a godless amusement, and that she would be much better engaged in reading "Thrump's Legacy," or "The Blind Washerwoman of Moorfields," or any work of a more serious nature; but Miss Sharp said her dear mother used often to play the same game with the old Count de Trictrac and the venerable Abbe du Cornet, and so found an excuse for this and other worldly amusements.
The cornet of a troop had in fact just raised the standard of the prince.
Wade's unbelieving surprise, dwelt at length upon his enjoyment of Fallon's band and his longing to blow a cornet.
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